Mobile

Mobile applications: What is the age of mobile-ready to surprise us with?

A recent survey by SurveyMonkey pointed to a long-noticeable jump in the popularity of mobile applications in comparison with familiar websites. Stunning 962.5% - this is the result of the transformation of 8 billion invested in the industry into 77 billion. With a high probability, by the end of 2020, this figure will exceed 100+ billion. Already, iTunes and the Google Play Store are offering us to install 4.3 million applications, and this is not the limit - the number of mobile clients continues to grow exponentially.

Bike Taxi App Development: Everything You Need To Know

On-demand transportation may have become synonymous with taxi booking apps like Uber, Lyft, Didi, Ola, Careem, etc. However, mobile app powered transportation has continued to expand into new segments with practical use cases.

Hailing a cab on-demand by making a few taps on a mobile device is great, but how about doing the same for calling a motorbike?

Just like you hail an Uber, you can use a bike taxi app and request a bike ride to your destination. You may ask why you would want to drop the comfort of traveling in an AC car. But when you want to travel fast and cheap, nothing beats a 2-wheeler option like a bike.

Trick or treating Android Emoji keyboard app makes millions of unauthorized purchases

London, October 31, 2019 – A popular Android keyboard app, ai.type, downloaded more than 40 million times and included in the Google Play app store, has been caught making millions of unauthorized purchases of premium digital content, researchers at mobile technology company Upstream report. The app has been delivering millions of invisible ads and fake clicks, while delivering genuine user data about real views, clicks and purchases to ad networks. ai.type carries out some of its activity hiding under other identities[1], including disguising itself to spoof popular apps such as Soundcloud. The app’s tricks have also included a spike in suspicious activity once removed from the Google Play store.

Mobile App Maintenance: A Critical Element In Any App’s Success

Have a mobile app for your business? How do you handle a major OS update like Android Oreo 8.0 or iOS 11? How do you add a new feature to your app after it has been uploaded on the app stores? How do you push security patches for new vulnerabilities? These questions need to be properly addressed to ensure an app’s success in the long run.

Choosing Between Native App & Hybrid App – An Overview

The dependence on smartphones is emerging day by day. As a result, software developers do not miss any chance to develop mobile apps for varied applications and offer those to users. The industry of mobile apps is mainly based on rapid development in the IoT market as it enables taking hold of more information that is utilized to optimize and improve the application features used by end-users.

Fraud alert: Popular video app Snaptube needs careful watching

London, October 17th, 2019 – Snaptube, a popular Android smartphone video app which claims some 40 million users, has been caught making millions of suspicious transactions without the knowledge of its users. The Snaptube app features the same piece of developer software code, Mango SDK, that was at the center of the Vidmate expose earlier this year - when another popular video app from a Chinese developer was found to be conducting mass scale advertising and premium services’ subscription fraud. Snaptube also displays a common traffic pattern and similar URLs and domains as those reported with Vidmate.

5 Tips to Secure Your Mobile Development Strategy

Although all predictions carry a dosage of unreliability in them, it can be said with high certainty that businesses will be increasingly mobile-oriented. It is not difficult to deduce why – by observing people around us as well as our own behavior, we can see that we use smartphones for everything from communication and searching for data to shopping.

These portable items rarely leave our sight so to approach the customers, businesses need to find their way to their many mobile apps. With that in mind, here are a few tips to help you choose the right steps for devising a successful mobile development strategy.  

What are Progressive Web App Features, Benefits & Capabilities?

Progressive web apps or PWAs are becoming mainstream with each passing day. PWAs offer native app experience through a browser without the need for any installation. In simple words, PWAs can be considered the combination of mobile apps and websites and offer the best of both worlds. You can just add a PWA to your home screen and use it as an app.

Progressive web applications have some distinct features which vary with native apps and help them offer optimum web experience. Some of the essential features of PWAs include:

Six Risks if Your Industrial Site Isn't Responsive By the End of the Year Lexie Lu Fri, 07/26/2019 - 09:57

You may wonder why your industrial site needs to be responsive. After all, don't most business people access the Internet from their desktops? Not necessarily. When you look at the general population and their smartphone patterns, you realize mobile is the wave of the future and if you aren't already focused on making your site friendly to mobile users, you should create a plan to get there by the end of the year.